There are 4 main translations of nalo in isiZulu

: nalo1nalo2nalo3nalo4

nalo1

with (it, her/him)

associative adverb

  • 1

    with (it, her/him)
    to (it, her/him)
    ‘UThembi wabuya nalo ibhodlela alithi qithi lapha phambi kukayise’ Thembi returned with the bottle and placed it down in front of her father
  • 2

    also (it, she/he)
    (it, she/he) too
    even (it, she/he)
    ‘Kuphele nenyanga, ligcwele yini pho nalo ibhasi lelo?’ It's the end of the month; is that bus also full?
  • 3

    with (it)
    to (it)
    ‘Uvalo onalo nguwe qobo okumele ulwe nalo’ The fear that you have, only you can struggle with. (Literally: The fear that you are with, only you should fight with it.)
  • 4

    also (it)
    (it) too
    even (it)
    ‘Singenze njani, ngoba phela nalo udaba lokwabiwa kwelifa lakhe lusazothatha isikhathi’ What can we do, because the matter of dividing the inheritance will still take time too?

There are 4 main translations of nalo in isiZulu

: nalo1nalo2nalo3nalo4

nalo2

with this (one)

associative adverb

  • 1

    with this (one)
    ‘Angivumelani nalo mbhali’ I don't agree with this writer
    ‘Kukhona okushaya amanzi mayelana nalo mxhaso’ There is something fishy about this sponsor
  • 2

    also this (one)
    this (one) too
    even this (one)
    ‘Nalo mama waze wabeletha sisobabili kuleli gumbi’ This woman eventually also gave birth while we were both in this room
    ‘Nalo msindo awunqamuki’ Also this noise doesn't stop

There are 4 main translations of nalo in isiZulu

: nalo1nalo2nalo3nalo4

nalo3

and this (one)

conjunction

  • 1

    and this (one)
    ‘Nalo nkosikazi owayesebenza lapha ekhaya, uNjiqa, wayezithutha mihla lena izindaba ngalabo bantu’ And this lady, Njiqa, who was working here at home, told stories about the people (in) those days
    ‘Ukhona umcabango ongifikelayo ngothisha uZungu nalo mhogwane awuhambisa emgwaqweni’ There is a thought that came to me about teacher Zungu and the little mongrel that he took for a walk in the street

There are 4 main translations of nalo in isiZulu

: nalo1nalo2nalo3nalo4

nalo4

and (it, she/he)

conjunction

  • 1

    and (it, she/he)
    ‘Waqonda ehlathini wafika wafihla imvunulo yakhe nalo ibhantshi leli’ He went to the bush and hid his festive clothing and his jacket

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